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Underwriter Associate Trainee Program- Irvine

Company: Sentry Insurance
Location: Irvine
Posted on: November 22, 2022

Job Description:

Applies underwriting policy, philosophy and procedures to evaluate the acceptability of submitted or existing business.We are currently seeking an individual who is a detail oriented, intuitive thinking problem solver to join our Commercial Lines Underwriter training program. If you are looking for a career in underwriting, this could be the right opportunity for you!This is a hybrid position, requiring Tues-Thurs onsite at our regional office in Irvine, CA. Mondays and Fridays can be worked from home. This position will begin in June 2023.What You'll DoAs a participant in our Underwriter Trainee Program, you will go through a 6-month structured program to learn how to evaluate commercial lines accounts including all property/casualty lines of business. You will determine appropriate coverage terms, decide upon a pricing strategy and work with agents to complete insurance transactions for new and renewal business.During the 6 months of scheduled training, you will:

  • Complete coursework on standard industry coverage forms and basic insurance topics.
  • Participate in interactive virtual and in person sessions with extensive use of actual accounts as case studies.
  • Attend 4 separate 3-day sessions in our Home Office in Stevens Point, Wisconsin
  • Work actual accounts in consultation with your mentor underwriterFollowing the 6 month program, in collaboration of your mentor/local managers you will begin working with increased underwriting authority and autonomy with the expectation to become a productive, independent commercial lines underwriter with standard authority within 12 months of starting the program.What it Takes
    • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience. Risk management, Insurance or Finance degrees preferred
    • Prior insurance related work or internship helpful, but not required
    • PC skills in programs such as Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, and Access
    • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills along with analytical and mathematical skillsWhat it Takes
      • Bachelors Degree or equivalent experience
      • 0-2 years of related work experience
      • Prior underwriting systems or commercial lines insurance experience preferred
      • Customer service experience
      • PC skills in programs such as Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, and Access
      • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills along with analytical and mathematical skillsWhat You'll Receive
        We take great pride in making Forbes' list of America's Best Midsize Employers since 2017. A lot of different factors go into that honor, many of which contribute to your job satisfaction. At Sentry, your total rewards go beyond competitive compensation. Below are some benefits and perks that you'll receive.
        • To best support our associates and our culture, Sentry is happy to offer flexibility through a scheduled work from home (Monday and Friday)/in office days (Tuesday through Thursday) after we begin to return to the office.
        • Generous Paid-Time Off plan for you to enjoy time out of the office.
        • 401(K) plan with a dollar for dollar match on your first eight percent, plus immediate vesting to help strengthen your financial future.
        • Group Medical, Dental, Vision and Life insurance to encourage a healthy lifestyle.
        • Pretax Dependent Care and Health Expense Reimbursement Accounts to ease taxes on health spending.
        • Extensive Work-Life Resources to lend a helping hand.
        • Sentry Foundation gift matching program to encourage charitable giving.
        • Continue your education and career development through Sentry University (SentryU).How You'll Apply
          If you are interested in joining Sentry's team, select the one position that you are most interested in being considered for and complete your online application details. If you have applied with us before, you will only need to provide your email address and password. If this is your first time applying, you'll need to create an account. Please complete your application and upload your resume online.About Sentry
          All of us at Sentry-more than 4,000 associates-have various talents, skills, and backgrounds. We work together to deliver on our promises to our policyholders every day. We're proud to offer a full line of property, casualty, and life insurance products to help protect businesses, cars, homes, lives, and retirement income.Our headquarters is in Stevens Point, Wisconsin, with claims and service offices located throughout the United States. From sales to claims, and information technology to marketing, we enjoy a rewarding and challenging work environment with opportunities for ongoing professional development and growth.Our bright future is built on a long track record of success. We got our start in 1904 and have been helping businesses succeed and protect their futures ever since. Because of the trust placed in us, we're one of the largest and financially strongest mutual insurance companies in the United States. We're rated A+ by A.M. Best, the industry's leading rating authority. Get ready to own your future at Sentry. Opportunities await.Kasha Dombrowski
          Kasha.Dombrowski@Sentry.comEqual Employment OpportunitySentry is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is our policy that there be no discrimination in employment based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability, age, marital status, or sexual orientation.

Keywords: Sentry Insurance, Irvine , Underwriter Associate Trainee Program- Irvine, Other , Irvine, California

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